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Welcome to the November edition of our newsletter
News this month
Aosdána elects 12 new members
Platform 31
Creative Places Tuam Seeding Funds announced
Grants and Awards
Deadline: Bursary Awards, Thursday, 28 January, 2021
Festival Investment Scheme 2021 Round 2
The Arts Council and the National Concert Hall announce a call for interest in The Liam O’Flynn Award 2021
Creative Schools
Creative Schools TV Spotlight and 163 new schools
News from the community
National Lottery Good Causes Awards
Job Opportunity: Reporting and Analysis Manager
Job Opportunity: Music Education Partnership Support Manager
Creative Europe Desk
Co-funding Award 2021 Creative Europe Co-operation Projects
National Lottery Good Causes Awards

Now in its third year, the National Lottery Good Causes Awards are open to all community and voluntary groups and organisations like yours making an incredible difference in communities with the help of National Lottery Good Causes funding.


All Arts organisations and projects who received grants from The Arts Council between 2014-2019 are eligible to apply for this year’s competition under the Arts & Culture category.  Applications for the Awards are now open and you can enter at www.lottery.ie/goodcausesawards.      Here you will also find full details of the competition including the rules and T&C’s.


The competition will have two rounds of judging from which a total of 36 organisations will go forward to the national final. This will culminate in an awards luncheon in the Mansion House, Dublin on 27th March 2021 (in strict adherence to Government health guidelines with regard to COVID-19)

The Arts & Culture category winner will receive €10,000 and the overall Good Cause of the Year, which will be one of the seven category winners, will receive an additional €25,000.


Closing date for applications is November 27th.